AO Foundation Annual Reports

Annual Report 2017

Annual Report 2016

The online version previews some of the key data from the comprehensive AO Foundation Annual Report 2017 which you can browse online or download for interactive offline viewing.



Highlights of 2017

AO Foundation Highlights

The executive summary selects some highlights of, and milestones achieved by the AO Foundation and its four institutes (AO Education Institute, AO Research Institute, AO Clinical Investigation and Documentation, and AOTK System) across the 2017 calendar year. Show detailed view...  


Corporate Social Responsibility

Corporate Social Responsibility

In 2017 the AO continued to build on its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative to ensure that the organization is operating all aspects of its daily business in a manner that takes into consideration its impact on society, the environment, and its own people. Show detailed view...  

Operational Excellence

Code of Ethics

The AO Foundation began an ambitious Operational Excellence (OE) program aimed at aligning and streamlining processes to result in greater efficiency throughout the organization. A baseline structure was established to guarantee sustainable OE, and processes were identified and defined.​ Show detailed view... 



The AO Foundation expanded its legendary 60-year innovation legacy built on the insights and bold innovations of experienced surgeons committed to promoting excellence in the treatment of trauma and musculoskeletal disorders. Show detailed view... 

Facts and Figures

Facts and Figures

View a selection of facts and figures from around the AO Foundation which give an insight into topics ranging from educational events, membership, and registered users to energy efficiency and climate protection programs.​ Show detailed view...